The EHA establishes a right to public education for all children regardless of disability, while the IDEA requires schools provide individualized or special education for children with qualifying disabilities. Under the IDEA, states who accept public funds for education must provide special education to qualifying children with disabilities.
Read the history of special education from the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (1975) to the Individuals with Disabilities with Education Act of 2004
U.S. Department of Education. Arne Duncan Secretary. Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. Alexa Posny Assistant Secretary November 2010
To understand the battles being fought today for children with disabilities, it is important to understand the history and traditions associated with public schools and special education. In this chapter, you will learn about the evolution of public education and special education, the impact of several landmark discrimination cases, and the circumstances that led Congress to enact Public Law 94-142 in 1975.
To achieve our national goals for access to education for all children with disabilities, a number of special issues and special populations have required Federal attention. These national concerns are reflected in a number of key amendments to the Education for the Handicapped Act (EHA) and IDEA between 1975 and 1997.
This article gives a brief overview of special education history. Learn how children with special needs are affected by the laws and regulations that are set for their education and how it was decided to integrate those with learning disabilities into regular classrooms.
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Prior to the 1970’s special education in the United States was in a dismal state. Many children with a disability were denied access to a public education.
Critical Events in the History of Special Education, a timeline made with Timetoast's free interactive timeline making software.